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Table 1 Demographic characteristic of suspected Yellow Fever (YF) patients received in the laboratory from 2010 to 2020

From: Sustained circulation of yellow fever virus in Cameroon: an analysis of laboratory surveillance data, 2010–2020

Characteristic YF positive
(N = 360)
YF negative
(N = 19,901)
*P value All patients
(N = 20,261)
Age (y); mean ± SD 22.6 ± 16.4 19.1 ± 16.9 P < 0.0001 19.2 ± 16.9
Age groups     
 Pediatric (0–14y) 127 9774 P < 0.0001 9901
 Adults (15–64y) 226 9709   9935
 Geriatric (≥ 65y) 7 418   425
Gender     
 Male 226 12,075 P = 0.445 12,301
 Female 133 7777   7910
 Unknown 1 49   50
Vaccination status     
 Vaccinated 119 5048 P = 0.0011 5167
 Unvaccinated/ 241 14,853   15,094
  1. *Results having a P value < 0.005 were considered statistically significant